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Partner Engagement Specialist

Job Location: Virtual
Job Description:
Bright by Text is a 501c(3) working with partners across the country that support caregivers on their parenting journey. Our service delivers actionable information from trusted early childhood experts to parents and caregivers of young children — from prenatal to age nine — to support healthy child development and build strong, resilient families. Available in English and Spanish, our developmental tips are delivered based on the due date or age of each child, and we partner with community organizations to share information about local resources and events. Our team is passionate about our mission and driving change. We approach our work with an entrepreneurial spirit, integrity, and an optimistic outlook.

Job Description
Bright by Text is seeking to hire a Partner Engagement Specialist to lead sales that will meet both scaling and revenue goals. You will be the external face and key ambassador for the Bright by Text brand and mission to external prospects in a targeted industry (e.g. education systems, safety net organizations, healthcare, local/state government offices). As an ed tech platform, you might be selling to other nonprofits, school systems, healthcare providers, and governmental agencies.

You will work closely with the Chief Growth Officer and leadership team to build relationships, identify, document, and cultivate leads, pitch on an ongoing basis, close sales, and drive revenue. You will also coordinate with the Chief Growth Officer to ensure sales and revenues are aligned with Bright by Text’s strategic plan.

Responsibilities include identifying, developing, cultivating, and securing partnerships in education systems that serve families of young children. Specifically, you will:
  • Proactively generate outbound sales and partnership leads
  • Build out and manage the sales process using Zoho CRM
  • Close new partnerships and sales
  • Coordinate strategies with account management, marketing, and communication teams
  • Create and present winning sales pitches for a diverse customer base
  • Actively participate in weekly team and sales meetings
This Job is for You, if…
  • You have existing relationships in the nonprofit and early education sectors. You’re a technology enthusiast who understands how robust data can drive impact.
  • You have a track record of building out sales processes and systems. You have built and refined sales processes based on your own experience taking products to market.
  • You are both a doer and a strategist. You recognize that business development and sales require day-in/day-out methodical emailing and follow-up, and you recognize the importance of seeing the macro-trends in the space, of understanding the underlying psychology and pain-points of prospective customers. You’re not deterred by rejection and embrace the challenges presented in sales with energy and drive.
  • You understand the importance of learning and listening as you step into this role, but you also recognize that you bring a lot to the table and are confident that you can help take the organization to the next level.
  • You’re a quick study, driven and can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Track record: 5 years
  • Reports to: Chief Growth Officer
  • Contracted: Starting at $40 per hour, 20 to 30 hours per week
  • Location: Virtual, headquarters is in Denver, CO
Application Instructions
To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter to 

Bright by Text is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.